kilometer, kilometre, km, klick(noun)
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
alt. of Kilometre
The kilometre is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one thousand metres. It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world; notable exceptions are the United States and the United Kingdom where the statute mile is the official unit used. k is occasionally used in some English-speaking countries as an alternative for the word kilometre in everyday writing and speech. A slang term for the kilometre in the U.S. military is klick.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A compound unit; one thousand meters; 3280.899 feet; 0.621382 statute miles. (See Meter.)
The numerical value of kilometer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of kilometer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We've only removed 5,500 cubic meters of ice from a 900-square-kilometer glacier, it's a bit like taking a drop of water from a bathtub.
My house was one kilometer from here, my earliest memory was when I was with my dad, holding his hand, shopping. This is what has brought me to the culture of food, where I am today.
It never (before) happened to women at this level; this was really one of the shocking acts of violence publicly within the capital, it is not far from the palace, less than one kilometer.
Each square kilometer they seize from ISIS is another square kilometer they have to secure and administer, and they are not receiving any additional resources from the U.S. or Baghdad to do this.
We were about one kilometer from the main gate of Es Sider oil port, but we had to withdraw about two kilometers after Haftar's planes carried out air strikes, which killed two of our members and wounded three.
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